|Gallery - Ken Rudolph|
'Gallery' (1971) 7m, dir. Ken Rudolph. What would you say if someone told you he or she could show you the history of thousands of years of Western art in seven minutes? Rudolph can, and does. This film mosaic of 2000 rapid-fire images highlights of the best in Western art, with music by Wendy Carlos. For more on director Ken Rudolph, visit http://www.afana.org/rudolphken.htm
Keywords: art history
|Gentle Winds of Change: Uganda - Marshall Segall|
In 1959, social scientist Marshall Segall traveled to Uganda to study the effects of the breaking down of colonialism on the individual citizen. He chose to focus on the Ba-yankole group,in the area of Mbarara, Ankole region. Although not a filmmaker, used a Bolex camera to make a record of his trip. The result, Gentle Winds of Change Uganda (1961, Columbia U) is a fascinating pastiche of social scenes, such as the making of plantain beer, and a local wedding, and political commentary...
Keywords: Ankole; wedding'plantain; beer; milton obate; Mbarara
|Geronimo Jones - Bert Salzman|
A young Apache boy is torn between the traditions of his heritage and the challenging life led by his cousin, who left the reservation to become an astronomer. The boy is also faced with deciding whether to keep a tribal artifact from his grandfather or trade it for a new TV. He does the latter in order to buy a birthday present for the grandfather. However, when Geronimo turns on the TV, the two are instantly reminded of the relationship of the Native American to contemporary society...
Keywords: Bert Salzman
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|Granite - Carson "Kit" Davidson|
Here, a 25 ton block of granite being burned, drilled, and blasted from the heart of a Vermont mountain, focusing on the machinery used. Filmed at the Rock of Ages Quarry in Barre, VT. For more on filmmaker Carson Davidson, visit http://www.afana.org/davidsoncarson.htm
Keywords: quarry; Barre
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|Grant and Lee on the Civil War - Bernard Wilets Productions.|
Here, Bernard Wilets creates a game show, "Risk Your Reputation," a dramatization in which the two great generals of the Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, debate the issues that led to war and reveal the full horror of the protracted battles that took the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. For more on filmmaker Bernard Wilets, visit http://www.afana.org/wilets.htm
|Great Illusion, The - Wolf Koenig|
This hilarious silent experimental film was made by Koenig, and explored abstract art as it related to alcohol-induced myopia. Filmed in the studio of animators Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart, it was never released, and stars National Film Board of Canada stalwarts Stanley Jackson as the painter, and director Roman Kroitor as the subject.
Keywords: filmmakers; abstractart; alcohol
|Grist Miller - Courter Films|
Shows how corn is ground into flour in a mill built in 1844, in Stillwater, New Jersey.
Keywords: Lifestyles; American History
|Guadalajara Family - Paul Hoefler Productions|
Photographed by Willard C. Hahn. Another Hoefler production, focusing on an upper-class family, military school, garden parties, etc. They enjoy themselves and the rustic beauty at a pristine lake nearby,where father intends to build a development.